Every year, hundreds of the very best mountain bikers and endurance racers from around the world come to Central America to test themselves in this unique odyssey of distance, geography, climate and culture. La Ruta, the only bike race that traverses the American land mass from coast to coast — from Pacific to Atlantic —is no easy day at the beach. Between its sea-level start and finish, the 161-mile route crosses 5 mountain ranges that force you climb a cumulative 29,000 feet! (Read more)
More pics from todays race!
When there is a race, there is also fuel. On the menu - to help the racers they are served with Picadillo de Papa and burritos beans with cheese. Yummy!
|Legendary, chef Memito, cooking up some killer meals for the riders!|